ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Texas Rangers power-hitting outfielder Joey Gallo has been placed on the 10-day injured list retroactive to July 24, the Rangers confirmed Thursday.
Gallo had surgery Thursday afternoon to remove a fractured hook of hamate bone in his right wrist, Executive Vice President of Communications John Blake announced on Twitter.READ MORE: Texas Secretary Of State Says Some Counties Still Had Old Application For Mail-In Ballots On Their Websites
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Gallo, a first-time All-Star this season who hit a home run on the first pitch he saw in the game in Cleveland earlier this month, is expected to miss at least four weeks.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Has Taken Toll On Mental Health, Experts Say
Outfielder Willie Calhoun was called up from AAA Nashville to take Gallo’s roster spot.